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In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains
In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains

Weekend tour to the Kola Peninsula

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In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Age
8 y.o.
Group size
from 2 to 10 person
Duration
2 days

Accommodation during the trip

1 night

Languages

EN
guide
Start date
18 January 2021
  • 18 January 2021
  • 21 January 2021
  • 29 January 2021
  • 5 February 2021
End date:
19 January 2021
315 EUR

For 2 days you will escape from civilization to the foot of snow-capped peaks of the Khibiny mountains. During the day you will ride in a snowmobile sledge along ice-covered lakes and ice-free mountain rivers and walk on snowshoes in the forest. In the evening you will warm up by the fireplace in a cozy guest house and admire the amazing Northern lights.

New
In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Age
from 8 y.o.
Group size
from 2 to 10 person
Duration
2 days

Accommodation during the trip

1 night

Languages

EN
guide
Start date
18 January 2021
  • 18 January 2021
  • 21 January 2021
  • 29 January 2021
  • 5 February 2021
End date:
19 January 2021
315 EUR

Experiences you'll have

Family weekend in the Khibiny Mountains

We invite you to spend a weekend with your friends or family in the heart of the Khibiny mountains. Here, far from civilization, you will discover the harsh beauty of the polar nature and rest in a cozy guest house, located in a picturesque valley on the banks of the mountain river.

This journey is suitable for tourists with children from 8 years old.  You will travel along the route in a special covered snowmobile sledge, so the trip will be safe and not tedious.

Highlights of the journey:

  • snowmobile tours to the mountain lakes and passes
  • snowshoeing through the ice-covered forest to the observation points, offering great panoramic views of the Khibiny mountains
  • picnic in the wood by the campfire
  • watching the Northern lights in good weather — here, far away from the town this natural phenomenon looks even more fascinating

Itinerary

The journey begins in Apatity or Kirovsk, where you should get to on your own by train or by plane. We are ready to help with the tickets purchasing, if necessary, leave a comment on the application.

 

The tour program may change depending on weather conditions.

Day 1 Snowmobile route to the heart of the Khibiny

Upon arrival to the airport or the railway station you will be met and taken to the snowmobile center in Kirovsk (transfer is paid additionally). Here you will meet guides, change clothes and prepare your luggage for the transportation by snowmobiles..

 

Then you will start riding in a special covered sledges pulled by snowmobiles to the guest house located in the center of the Khibiny Mountains. Along the way there will be several stops at the most picturesque points for photographing.

 

Upon arrival at the guest house you will have lunch. After that you will walk on snowshoes through the snow-covered forest with a visit to the observation points offering great view of the Khibiny mountains. Then you will come back to the guest house and have dinner.


In the evening you are invited to the picnic by the campfire in the forest. You will ride 7 km in a snowmobile sledge to a specially equipped place in the forest. Here you will find a shelter stylized as chum — the traditional dwelling of the inhabitants of the North. If the sky is clear, you can admire and take phoros of the Northern lights. After the picnic, you will return to the guest house and rest.

Day 2 Visiting the mountain lake

After breakfast you will have a trip in a snowmobile sledge to the mountain lake, which offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Khibiny mountains. If the weather is good, you will climb the mountain pass. You will come back to the guest house at 1 pm and have lunch. After that you will have free time before you will return to Kirovsk at 4 pm. You can go skiing or snowmobiling in the vicinities (paid additionally).

New
In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Age
8 y.o.
Group size
from 2 to 10 person
Duration
2 days

Accommodation during the trip

1 night

Languages

EN
guide
Start date
18 January 2021
  • 18 January 2021
  • 21 January 2021
  • 29 January 2021
  • 5 February 2021
End date:
19 January 2021
315 EUR

Accommodation during the trip

You will be staying at the "Kuelporr" guest house, located in a picturesque valley on the banks of the Kuniyok river, in the North of the Khibiny Mountains. This is a modern one-story building with an attic. You will be accommodated in double/twin rooms with amenities (a shower, a toilet). On the ground floor there is a large hall with a fireplace.

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Who will be my guide +

An experienced instructor will accompany the group

Meals +

The program price includes lunch and dinner on day 1, as well as breakfast and lunch on day 2. In addition, you need to pay extra for dreakfast on the day of arrival and dinner on the day of departure.

Can children take part +

Children over 8 years old can participate in the tour as passengers.

What transport is used +

Movement along the route will take place in a special covered sleighs behind snowmobiles (Lynx 49 Ranger or Lynx Adventure).

What to bring with me +
  • warm sportswear
  • high warm shoes
  • hat
  • scarf
  • mittens

 

Please, note, that It is not possible to transport suitcases on snowmobiles. That's way we recommend you to pack your things in a bag.

 

Before departure, the instructor will check the equipment of each guest, if necessary, we provide the warm clothes.

What will the weather be like +

The weather on the Kola Peninsula is unstable and quite extreme. There is a high probability of sudden temperature changes from 0°C to -30°C, also there may be strong winds and blizzards.

Booking

New

In the heart of the Khibiny Mountains

Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Age
from 8 y.o.
Group size
from 2 to 10 person
Duration
2 days

Accommodation during the trip

1 night

Languages

EN
guide
315 EUR
What's included in the price:
  • accommodation in the guest house

  • meals as provided by the program

  • rent of snowmobiles with sledge, rent of snowshoes

  • excursions as per program

  • guide's service

Extra charge:
  • airfare to/from Kirovsk (starting at 160 EURO per person for a round-trip ticket) or train tickets to/from Apatity (starting at 50 EURO per person)

  • transfer from the Apatity airport to Kirovsk and back (

  • breakfast at day1, dinner at day 2

  • snowmobile lift to the top of the mountain (1100 m high) at night (+38 EURO per person)

  • additional program at day 2 (+19 EURO per person) 

  • ski rental (+6 EURO per set)

  • rent of a snowmobile with an instructor's service (+12 EURO per person per 20 min)

  • visit to the Russian banya with an ice hole (+50 EURO per person for 2 hours)

In the price:
Included Extra charge
  • accommodation in the guest house

  • meals as provided by the program

  • rent of snowmobiles with sledge, rent of snowshoes

  • excursions as per program

  • guide's service

  • airfare to/from Kirovsk (starting at 160 EURO per person for a round-trip ticket) or train tickets to/from Apatity (starting at 50 EURO per person)

  • transfer from the Apatity airport to Kirovsk and back (

  • breakfast at day1, dinner at day 2

  • snowmobile lift to the top of the mountain (1100 m high) at night (+38 EURO per person)

  • additional program at day 2 (+19 EURO per person) 

  • ski rental (+6 EURO per set)

  • rent of a snowmobile with an instructor's service (+12 EURO per person per 20 min)

  • visit to the Russian banya with an ice hole (+50 EURO per person for 2 hours)

18 Jan 2021, Mon — 19 Jan 2021, Tue
315 EUR
21 Jan 2021, Thu — 22 Jan 2021, Fri
315 EUR
29 Jan 2021, Fri — 30 Jan 2021, Sat
315 EUR
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